Near yet so far for HyderabadNT Bureau January 11, 2018 0
Chennai: It was a run feat at Vizag as over 400 runs were scored in 40 overs. In a nail-biting cliamx, Karnataka fell short by just two runs in a league match of a Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 torunament today. Batting first Karnataka scored 205 runs in 20 overs, in reply Hyderabad scored 203.
Winning the toss, Karnataka chose to bat first. KK Nair scored 77 runs in 42 balls. K Gowtham scored 57 runs in 37 balls. Hyderabad started their innings well thanks to a quickfire 70 by PA Reddy.
It was runs all the way untill Stuart Binny helped Karnataka energe winners picking 3 wickets conceeding just 29 runs in four overs.
It was a big win for Mumbai as they defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets in another match. Batting first Maharashtra managed just 89. Mumbai knocked off the winings runs in under ten povers losing just 3 wickets. Skipper Aditya Tare scored a fast 44 runs.
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